Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is a problem that affects our nation's young people every day. Here you will find essential information to help you address this issue. Despite whether your child is the victim, the cyberbully or a witness to online bullying, you will find what you need to understand cyberbullying and address cyberbullying incidents. Help for Victims
Classroom Resources Classroom Resources Welcome to Classroom Resources--a diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students, and students' families. Materials are arranged by subject area to help you quickly find resources in your interest area, and then use them to create lesson plans or at-home activities. Most of these resources come from the National Science Digital Library (NSDL).
Science Web Links Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Information on the Next Generation Science Standards. The Thinkfinity Portal Learn about and access high-quality, standards-based lesson plans, student activities, reviewed Web sites and other resources for a variety of content areas. For science specifically, click on Science NetLinks on the right hand side of the page. National Science Education Standards (ONLINE) Benchmarks for Science Literacy (ONLINE) Three Ways to Engage Students In and Outside the Classroom When students become directly engaged in the learning process, they take ownership of their education. The following learning activities have helped me to engage students in and outside the classroom. The strategies also help keep my teaching relevant, fresh, and creative. Get real
Next Generation Science Lesson Plans & Ideas Next Gen Science Kindergarten Counting & Cardinality Operations & Algebraic Thinking Number & Operations in Base Ten Mind Mapping Training from MindTools.com A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking (Also known as Mind Mapping, Concept Mapping, Spray Diagrams, and Spider Diagrams) "Mind Map" is a trademark of the Buzan Organization (see www.buzan.com).
STEM Behind Hollywood by Texas Instruments Scientists and experts who consult on Hollywood films and TV worked alongside leading math and science educators to create free classroom activities for TI-Nspire CX™ handhelds, TI-Nspire™ Teacher and Student Software, and TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad. These activities center around the math and science behind Hollywood themes like zombies, superheroes, space and forensics, and they give students the chance to solve problems just like real-life scientists using the concepts behind their favorite movies and TV shows. TI’s STEM education advocate
Lewis Center for Educational Research - Teaching the Next Generations' Science Start by "Like"-ing "NGSS Science Education at the Lewis Center for Educational Research" on Facebook and enter the conversation about NGSS.Next, (2/2016) consider using using one of these Cmaps to help you plan your courses, units and lesson plans: K-5 and 9-12. [Understand that these Cmaps are 'living' documents and are being updated weekly]. These resources were created using Cmap. A Cmap 'NGSS Planning Guide' does not exist (yet) for MS as the AAE/LCER adopted IAT's PBIS MS curriculum which comes 'pre-laid-out' and NGSS correlated for grades 6-8. We distributed the existing PBIS units at each grade level using this plan.
Discussions large classes - Pedagogical Repository Description Holding effective, engaging discussions in large classes can be a challenge. However, they provide an opportunity for online students to engage with each other and the instructor in a way not possible with other kinds of assessments. Here are some ideas to structure this effectively. Group Size: The most common acceptable number for groups is 8-10 people (Baker, 2011; Seo, 2007).
List of concept- and mind-mapping software Concept-mapping and mind-mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information. It has been suggested that the mind mapping technique can improve learning/study efficiency up to 15% over conventional note taking. There are a number of software packages and websites that allow the creation of, or otherwise support mind maps. File format
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s Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository The following links to effective practices for blended learning courses are provided by UCF’s Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR). Each entry describes a strategy drawn from the pedagogical practice of online teaching faculty, depicts this strategy with artifacts from actual courses, and is aligned with findings from research or professional practice literature. If you are interested in contributing an entry to TOPR, you may use submit your entry using the TOPR Contribution Form.